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, congressman-elect murphy of florida and tea party star congressman alan west only just conceded the race yesterday and joining us is congress-elect horseboard of nevada. thank you very much for joining us. first, apologies to you. we have had this breaking foreign news and haven't as much time as we wanted and we wanted to introduce you and meet you ourselves. >> thank you. >> what are your top objectives, coming from nevada? you have big issues and changes in nevada that helped the president again to carry nevada. tell me about what your first, first objective is and in particular the fiscal cliff. >> absolutely. and thank you for having us on. our first priority here is focusing on job creation. you know, working across party lines with the president to get things done that need to get done like putting people back to work. the voters spoke very clearly in this election. that they want partisanship to be put aside. they want republicans and independents and democrats to work together to move our country forward, to grow our economy, to protect medicare and social security. as well as t
arizona that arizona could gain 20,000 jobs and $1 billion in revenue, states like florida could gain $100 million in revenue because of monies they don't have to put into their own health care system and increased economic activity this would bring to the state, this is absurd and irrational position. there's only one reason republican governors are doing this. it is because they don't want to be primaried. this goes to the central issue for republicans. are they going to tell the crazy in the primary, the extreme right that have created a minority status for this party, that the positions they want the party to hold are ungovernable, they cannot win elections? are they going to stand up to them the way they didn't stand up to rush limbaugh, the way they didn't stand up to donald trump, stay rational positions or let the inmates be in charge of the asylum -- >> hoeld on -- >> hold on -- >> i'll let you respond in a moment. the other point i want to make is also in the days since the election we've been hearing about wanting to be the kindler, gentler republican party and say we care about
. >> word is out of florida jeb is lining up for 2016. >> another bush. jeb jr. weighed on fellow floridian marco rubio another potential candidate. this week rubio passed on a question about the age of lan net earth calling it one of the greatest mysteries. we talked about that yesterday. jeb jr. admitted it whas a strange question but called rubio's response, quote, a kind of head-scratching type of answer. >> it was kind of head-scratching. >> it was. we talked about it yesterday. >> i don't know, man. >> he said i'm not a scientist, man. >> but he is an expert on hip-hop. >> is he ever. he went deep in the interview about hip-hop, went back to the '80s, '90s, africa. marco rubio knows his stuff, not that that's going to be a key voting issue? 2016 but impressive. >> he's showed to me he's not going to get the new republicans. when romney came out with the phone call abouts the gifts and jindal was boom, no, this is not the way to talk, not who we are, even then he was straddling the fence. i'm not sure what he said. if mr. rubio -- >> did he use that voice? >> what voice? >> well -- >>
vote he would have won the national popular vote and won ohio, florida and virginia in this year's race. he would have been within four electoral votes of victory. in close elections, the support of the lgbt community clearly matters. >> gary gates, distinguished scholar from the williams institute at ucla law school, thanks for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> we want to know why you are thankful. these tweets, m lynnz because i'm breathing and every day is a new day. that's cool. i'm thankful for all the things money can't buy, love of family, peace, happiness and joy. tonychau i'm thankful for @msnbc and be @thomasaroberts. can we take a shot of him in the booth. keep the comments. use the #whyi'mthankful. have a great thanksgiving. that's going to wrap up the hour. see you back in at 2:00, filling in for tamron on news nation. follow me on twitter @thomas a roberts. ari is in the hot seat today. what do you have coming up? >> we have a good one, thomas. hillary clinton is in the middle east today pursuing a truce agreement. does her strtrip signal the new realities. p.j. c
the job. imagine next to florida there was al qaeda state shooting missiles continuously on miami, what would you do? would you just reach a cease-fire with it or would you -- >> would you say finish the job, though? is a military solution possible? >> yes, it is. terror can be defeated. we hear this question many times, and the answer is, yes, if you're very determined, to fight terror, you can win. we did it in 2002. we had hundreds of suicide bombers coming into israel and we went out and stopped terror and we won. tel aviv and jerusalem it not incurring constant terror attacks anymore because terror has to be dealt with in faith and not in -- not negotiated with terrorists. that's a big mistake. i think many israelis feel we stopped short of defeating the terrorists this time around. >> i appreciate your perspective. and we -- as we heard from the head of hamas, speaking in cairo in the last hour, more negotiations will begin within 24 hours over the next step, what happens next, if the cease-fire holds over the next 24 hours. appreciate you joining us as well. we'll be right back.
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